Caroline Shaw

Dr Caroline Shaw is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago Wellington. She is an epidemiologist (which is nothing to do with skin diseases) and mainly researches in the area of transport, carbon emissions and health.

Oct 20, 2019

Bikes are the new cars

Four months ago Caroline Shaw bought an e-bike. She explains why they’re the answer to our lethal car culture.

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May 14, 2018

Eight reasons to slam the door on your car commute, based on the science

The arguments for ditching your four-wheel addiction are overwhelming, writes public health expert Caroline Shaw

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Mar 31, 2018

How can councils cut the number of people dying early? Be more like Wellington

Can your local council stop you getting heart disease and cancer? Our research into the way people get around New Zealand cities suggests it can, writes Caroline Shaw

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